nas-1.4.2: description + notes

The Network Audio System (NAS) is a network-transparent, client/server audio system originally developed at Network Computing Devices (NCD) by Jim Fulton, Greg Renda, and Dave Lemke. The client software can also be used with several models of NCD X terminals as well as NCD's PCXware (an X server for PCs running Microsoft Windows). Key features of the Network Audio System include:

The Network Audio System (NAS) homepage has more information.

NOTE: Because of conflicts with the standard IRIX audio headers and library this package has been modified to install headers under /usr/freeware/include/nas, and the library has been renamed libnas. You may either modify clients to use these names and paths, or follow the directions below.

NOTE: Developers intending to use this distribution of libaudio for application development should be sure to read the information below. Users installing libaudio for the runtime environment only need not read any further.

Developers intending to use this library for development of other freeware packages or their own software applications will need to be familiar with a few peculiarities due to the way that this library is packaged and installed. The reasons for this installation strategy are described further in the fw_common product release notes.

The header files and libraries in this package are installed into /usr/freeware. This means that when building software using this distribution of libaudio you should be sure to do the following:

Following these guidelines will allow your application to safely and easily use the software in this package.
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